Packed with scenic views, great hikes, and stellar rock formations, Arches National Park has something for everyone.  Because grabbing a campsite inside Arches is sometimes difficult, there are some great campsites about 8 miles north on 191N.

Dispersed Camping Near Arches National Park

Packed with scenic views, a variety of hikes, and a stellar rock formations, Arches National Park truly has something for everyone. Located a few miles outside of Moab, Utah, Arches NP is a big time draw for nature lovers. The park is set up with a scenic drive format where a single road takes you to all the features of the park. Pull off at any of the incredible stops and have a hike, photo shoot or camp. It's an incredibly convenient system and allows nature goers of all skill levels to enjoy the park to the fullest. Grabbing a campsite inside Arches, however, is not as convenient. As you can imagine, it's a very popular park, and spots fill quickly! 

Devil's Garden

Fret not! There are some great campsites just outside of Arches NP. Take 191 North as you exit Arches (or Moab). About 8 miles down the road, you'll see a sign for Willow Springs. Still heading North, take a right onto this road. You've entered a dispersed camping area and can now find your favorite spot to camp! There are some really awesome rock features a bit down the road. 

If Willow Springs is full, you can also check out the next road (to the North) called Dalton Wells. This is a similar area and has some great campsites along the road as well! 

You can catch some great sunsets out here. Arrive early and enjoy the show! 


*the Ranger wrote the road names upside down from the other side of the counter. Impressive.  

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